NBA legend Kobe’s daughter Natalia to deliver the National Anthem at MLB Dodgers home game
Natalia, the daughter of National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash in 2020, has thrown out the ceremonial first pitch at a home game for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). 메이저놀이터
Natalia threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the game between the Dodgers and the Atlanta Braves at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Sunday.
Natalia, who wore her father Kobe’s No. 24 jersey, is 20 years old and currently attends the University of Southern California.
Dodgers catcher Mookie Betts, who received the first pitch from Natalia, wore Bryant’s LA Lakers jersey over his own.
Bryant’s wife, Vanessa, and Bryant’s daughters, Bianca and Capri, as well as Lakers president Rob Pelinka, were on hand for the ceremony.
Bryant married in 2001 and gave birth to their first daughter, Natalia, in 2003, followed by their second daughter, Gianna, in 2006, Bianca in 2016, and Capri in 2019.
Gianna died in a helicopter crash with Bryant in 2020.
During the ceremonial first pitch, players from both teams lined up on the first and third base sides, and Dodger fans chanted “Kobe.